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Community Health Champions

Are you passionate about leading a healthy lifestyle? Do you want to help others lead a healthy lifestyle? Then become a Community Health Champion and make a difference to your community.

Who we are

‘Health Champions are people who, with training and support, voluntarily bring their ability to relate to people and their own life experience to transform health and well-being in their communities.’


Barking and Dagenham and the Community Health Champion model

As a team of Health Champions we support the healthy lifestyle programmes to:

  • Raise awareness about health choices
  • Share positive Public Health messages
  • Remove barriers to wellbeing
  • Coach and support clients to achieve personal health goals for example losing weight, becoming more active, giving up smoking

Why should I volunteer?

  • Give something back into your local community
  • Help others and have fun
  • Learn new skills and experiences
  • Meet new people and be part of a team
  • Further a personal interest or passion
  • Valuable work experience (great on your CV)
  • Achieve recognised qualification

Contact – Volunteering Team
Taslima Akther – 020 8227 3910



Becontree Heath Leisure Centre

Althorne Way
RM10 7FH
Call 020 8227 3338

Abbey Leisure Centre

Bobby Moore Way
IG11 7HW
Call 020 8227 3338

Jim Peters Arena

Mayesbrook Park
Lodge Avenue
Call 020 8215 3000

Park Centre

Rectory Road
RM10 9SA
Call 020 8227 3462

Barking Splash Park

Barking Park
Longbridge Road
IG11 8TA
Call 020 8724 3120


Community Health Champions